New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize.
Bestselling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in the New York Times best-selling and award-winning Tristan Strong trilogy by Kwame Mbalia.$16.99ISBN: 9780593173978Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020
"A wonderful story with great heart, mystery, and insight. Kereen Getten is a bright new voice." —Clare Vanderpool, author of Newbery Medal winner Moon Over Manifest and Printz Honor book Navigating Early$16.99ISBN: 9780358129417Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Versify - October 20th, 2020In this new Legendary Alston Boys adventure from Edgar-nominated author Lamar Giles, Otto and Sheed must embark on their most dangerous journey yet, bringing a fugitive to justice in a world that mirrors their own but has its own rules to play by.
Unlike the majority of Logan County's residents, Missus Nedraw of the Rorrim Mirror Emporium remembers the time freeze from$16.99ISBN: 9780062875853Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020
An Amazon Best Book of the Month * #1 Kids Indie Next List * A Junior Library Guild Selection * Four Starred Reviews
From debut author Janae Marks comes a captivating story full of heart, as one courageous girl questions assumptions, searches for the truth, and does what she believes is right—even in the face of great opposition.$16.99ISBN: 9781728223254Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sourcebooks Young Readers - October 13th, 2020
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Julie Berry comes a brand new middle-grade fantasy adventure full of humor and heart.
Be careful what you wish for ...$16.99ISBN: 9780062943200Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020
Set against the backdrop of Karachi, Pakistan, Saadia Faruqi’s tender and honest middle grade novel tells the story of two girls navigating a summer of change and family upheaval with kind hearts, big dreams, and all the right questions.$13.99ISBN: 9781250206367Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Roaring Brook Press - September 15th, 2020
"Stay tuned for further gassy exploits." - Booklist, starred review
Jam-packed with potty humor, feats of bravery, and magical friendships, Fart Quest by bestselling author Aaron Reynolds and illustrator Cam Kendell is perfect for every young hero looking for a wild adventure.$13.99ISBN: 9781984835345Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020
The highly-anticipated 6th book of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, with over 5 million copies in print!
A Netflix Original Series!
Jack Sullivan, Quint Baker, June Del Toro, and Dirk Savage are about to have their biggest adventure yet. That's right--it's ROAD TRIP TIME!$16.99ISBN: 9780062570741Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - September 8th, 2020
From Sharon Creech, Newbery Medal winner and New York Times bestselling author, comes a powerful coming-of-age story of a girl who discovers the endless possibilities her future may hold, with help from a brilliant teacher and a boy with a generous smile.$16.99ISBN: 9780316498166Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: jimmy patterson - October 5th, 2020From two heavy-hitters in children's literature comes a critically acclaimed biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali.*"This utterly delightful story about Ali's childhood is a smash hit."--School Library Journal (starred review)Five starred reviews!$7.99ISBN: 9780358244417Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Versify - September 8th, 2020"The Last Last-Day-of-Summer reminds me that all children deserve to exist in magical spaces where their imaginations and familial bonds will them into heroism. Every single child should have the freedom to be one of The Legendary Alstons.$17.99ISBN: 9780399545436Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020
National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward when their glory days have passed and the cost of professional sports on Black bodies.$16.99ISBN: 9780593121368Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020
A coming-of-age tale about a boy who discovers a love of poetry after finding his late father's journal. Adapted from a story that first appeared in Flying Lessons & Other Stories and perfect for fans of The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson.$18.99ISBN: 9781534448636Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon Pulse - August 11th, 2020
“In a world where we are so often dividing ourselves into us and them, this book feels like a kind of magic, celebrating all beliefs, ethnicities, and unknowns.” —The New York Times Book Review
Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe meets Roswell by way of Laurie Halse Anderson in this astonishing, genre-bending novel about a Mexica$17.99ISBN: 9781534449831Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020
A whimsical and unflinchingly honest generational story of family and identity where hats turn into leeches, ghosts blow kisses from lemon trees, and the things you find at the end of your fishing line might not be a fish at all.
Half-Colombian Eddie Aguado has never really felt Colombian. Especially after Papa died.$16.99ISBN: 9780358116684Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - August 11th, 2020A timely, accessible, and beautifully written story exploring themes of food, friendship, family and what it means to belong, featuring sixth graders Sara, a Pakistani American, and Elizabeth, a white, Jewish girl taking a South Asian cooking class taught by Sara’s mom.
Sixth graders Sara and Elizabeth could not be more different.$16.99ISBN: 9780593121610Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020
Thirty diverse, award-winning authors and illustrators invite you into their homes to witness the conversations they have with their children about race in America today in this powerful call-to-action that invites all families to be anti-racists and advocates for change.$16.99ISBN: 9780062940957Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - August 4th, 2020
* Chosen as a 2020 Kirkus Prize Finalist for Young Readers' Literature! *
A Malaysian folk tale comes to life in this emotionally layered, chilling middle grade debut, perfect for fans of The Book of Boy and The Jumbies.$16.99ISBN: 9781368049177Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rick Riordan Presents - August 4th, 2020$17.99ISBN: 9780823444946Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Holiday House - July 21st, 2020
Can two children escape North Korea on their own?
North Korea. December, 1950.
Twelve-year-old Sora and her family live under an iron set of rules: No travel without a permit. No criticism of the government. No absences from Communist meetings. Wear red. Hang pictures of the Great Leader. Don't trust your neighbors. Don't speak your mind. You are being watched.$16.99ISBN: 9780062836717Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - July 14th, 2020
From the author of A Good Kind of Trouble, a Walter Dean Myers Honor Book, comes another unforgettable story about finding your voice—and finding your people. Perfect for fans of Sharon Draper, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds.$17.99ISBN: 9781338280128Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - April 7th, 2020Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters in this action-packed supernatural fantasy.
For Lucely Luna, ghosts are more than just the family business.
$13.99ISBN: 9780553534351Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes the first in a hilarious space-themed graphic novel series.$17.99ISBN: 9781534439382Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Aladdin - June 9th, 2020
An Indian American girl navigates prejudice in her small town and learns the power of her own voice in this brilliant gem of a middle grade novel full of humor and heart, perfect for fans of Front Desk and Amina’s Voice.
As the only Indian American kid in her small town, Lekha Divekar feels like she has two versions of herself: Home Lekha, who loves watching Bolly$11.99ISBN: 9781481463348Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017
A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature.$7.99ISBN: 9781481450164Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017
A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of the acclaimed Track series from Coretta Scott Ki$17.99ISBN: 9781481438285Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019
A National Book Award Finalist!
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019
A Time Best Children’s Book of 2019
A Today Show Best Kids’ Book of 2019
A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2019
A School$16.99ISBN: 9781547600564Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020
From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson comes the first book in a young middle grade series about Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit, kindness, and sunshine.$18.99ISBN: 9781250311207Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Roaring Brook Press - March 10th, 2020
"This collection of poems by women of color covers topics relating to social justice, activism, discrimination and empathy, focusing on the need to speak out and inspiring middle-graders." -Vogue
Woke: A Young Poet's Guide to Justice is a collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists.$7.99ISBN: 9781368023566Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Rick Riordan Presents - March 19th, 2019Best-selling author Rick Riordan introduces this fantasy adventure by New York Times best-selling author, Roshani Chokshi, inspired by the great epics she grew up on.Named one of 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time by Time magazine!$7.99ISBN: 9781368023603Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Rick Riordan Presents - August 20th, 2019Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents J.C. Cervantes' take on Maya mythology featuring a boy who has to stop the god of death.$7.99ISBN: 9781338157826Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!
* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.
$7.99ISBN: 9781368014748Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Rick Riordan Presents - January 7th, 2020Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Yoon Ha Lee's space opera about thirteen-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits.But you'd never know it by looking at her. To keep the family safe, Min's mother insists that none of them use any fox-magic, such as Charm or shape-shifting. They must appear human at all times.$5.95ISBN: 9781515860914Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picture Window Books - February 1st, 2020
A collection of four more stories featuring Yasmin Whether she's braving the goalie net for the first time on the soccer field, trouble-shooting a plant problem in the garden with her family, tackling a tricky writing assignment, or managing a disagreement with her friends, Yasmin is always thinking outside the box to come up with creative solutions. Yasmin can do it.$16.99ISBN: 9780316493802Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020
From award-winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition.$18.99ISBN: 9781338255812Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020This piercing exploration of ableism and racism answers the call to dig deep, examine core beliefs, and question what is considered normal. Perfect for summer reading, distance learning, and schools, peer, and family book groups.
$16.99ISBN: 9781626720879Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - October 3rd, 2017
A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017
Amazon Top Twenty Children’s Book of the Year 2017
Amazon Best Book of the month December 2017
Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017
Texas Maverick Graphic Novel 2017
Northern California Indie Bookseller Association Long-List Title$8.99ISBN: 9781442401952Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - July 12th, 2011
“A powerful read.” —Ahmed Rashid, New York Times Bestselling author of Taliban
“By the end of the book, young readers will be cheering for Fadi as a good friend.” —Mitali Perkins, author of Tiger Boy and You Bring the Distant Near
“Senzai has brought a whole new world to life for young readers.$8.99ISBN: 9781481472180Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - June 9th, 2020
“Filled with kindness and hope…Heartbreaking…Necessary.” —Booklist (starred review)
Nadia’s family is forced to flee their home in Aleppo, Syria, when the Arab Spring sparks a civil war in this timely, “harrowing” (Publishers Weekly) coming-of-age novel from award-winning author N.H.$18.99ISBN: 9781338157864Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020Newbery Honoree Pam Muñoz Ryan weaves an entrancing tale of courage and self-discovery.
"Uniquely magical...Timely and timeless." -- New York Times
* "This tightly packed, powerful fantasy contains resonant truths." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "Another unforgettable work from a master storyteller." -- Booklist, starred review$8.99ISBN: 9780142415528Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - January 7th, 2010
Finalist for the National Book Award$7.99ISBN: 9781524715984Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - December 3rd, 2019
A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK AND THE WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE HORN BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION!
"Extraordinary friendships . . . extraordinary storytelling." --Rita Williams-Garcia, Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-Winning author of One Crazy Summer$8.99ISBN: 9780525515142Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - April 21st, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories.$16.99ISBN: 9781524715953Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Wendy Lamb Books - October 16th, 2018
A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK AND THE WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE HORN BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION!
"Extraordinary friendships . . . extraordinary storytelling." --Rita Williams-Garcia, Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-Winning author of One Crazy Summer$8.99ISBN: 9781101997284Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Puffin Books - July 9th, 2019
One boy's search for his father leads him to Puerto Rico in this moving middle-grade novel, for fans of Ghost and See You in the Cosmos.
Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you look like this and you're only in the eighth grade, you're both a threat and a target.$16.99ISBN: 9780544868137Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2018New York Times bestseller ∙ ALA Notable Book
* "An eminently satisfying story of family, recovery, and growing into manhood."—Kirkus, starred review
From the New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes Rebound, a dynamic novel in verse and companion to his Newbery Awa$16.99ISBN: 9781328781505Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father’s shop, and making at least one friend. Acclaimed, award-winning author Linda Sue Park has placed a young half-Asian girl, Hanna, in a small town in America’s heartland, in 1880.$7.99ISBN: 9781536212587Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - April 7th, 2020
“The realistic portrayal of a complex young Latina’s life is one many readers will relate to. . . . Medina cruises into readers’ hearts.” — School Library Journal (starred review)$8.99ISBN: 9780425290422Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - July 17th, 2018
A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book
The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching.$7.99ISBN: 9780439120425Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 2002Esperanza Rising joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!
$16.99ISBN: 9780062836687Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Balzer + Bray - March 12th, 2019
From debut author Lisa Moore Ramée comes this funny and big-hearted debut middle grade novel about friendship, family, and standing up for what’s right, perfect for fans of Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give and the novels of Renée Watson and Jason Reynolds.$12.99ISBN: 9780062691194Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019
Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature!$16.99ISBN: 9780062881687Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quill Tree Books - March 31st, 2020
“We need books to break open our hearts, so that we might feel more deeply, so that we might be more human in these unkind times. This is a book doing work of the spirit in a time of darkness.” —Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street$17.99ISBN: 9781481465809Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019
A Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the Correta Scott King - John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award
A Morris Award Finalist
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Middle Grade Book of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019
This deeply sensitive and powerful debut novel tells the s$7.99ISBN: 9780316262262Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019
A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.
Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better.$8.99ISBN: 9780061962790Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - January 2nd, 2013
Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award!$7.99ISBN: 9780545331814Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - December 30th, 2014A Mississippi town in 1964 gets riled when tempers flare at the segregated public pool.$8.99ISBN: 9780547577319Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - October 4th, 2011
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day.$8.99ISBN: 9781416905868Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2010
If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl?
As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom.$10.99ISBN: 9780763636791Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - January 22nd, 2008
Anderson’s imaginative and highly intelligent exploration of . . . the ambiguous history of America’s origins will leave readers impatient for the sequel. — The New York Times Book Review$8.99ISBN: 9780140384512Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - November 27th, 2001
The stunning repackage of a timeless Newbery Award Winner, with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson!
With the land to hold them together, nothing can tear the Logans apart.$7.99ISBN: 9780545782319Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - January 30th, 2018Everything's changing for Sarah Beth Willis. After Robin's tragic accident, everyone seems different somehow. Days on the farm aren't the same, and the simple fun of riding a bike or playing outside can be scary. And there's talk in town about the new sixth-grade teacher at Shady Creek. Word is spreading quickly--Mrs. Smyre is like no other teacher anyone has ever seen around these parts.$8.99ISBN: 9781481422802Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 29th, 2017
CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book
Finalist for the Edgar Allan Poe Award
ILA Young Adults’ Choices
“A provocative, sensitive, and oh-so-timely read.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Ambitious, thought-provoking, and very readable.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Vaught brings$8.99ISBN: 9780385378475Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - March 8th, 2016
A Children’s Book Review Seven Middle Grade Books for African American History Month Pick$9.99ISBN: 9780807570265Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2016
Thirteen-year-old Billie Simms doesn’t think her hometown of Anniston, Alabama, should be segregated, but few of the town’s residents share her opinion.$13.99ISBN: 9781419715365Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - April 21st, 2015$10.99ISBN: 9781681191072Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury YA - June 5th, 2018
2018 Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner
"Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson
"Important and deeply moving." --John Green
Acclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her.$16.99ISBN: 9781338282801Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - September 3rd, 2019An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.$9.99ISBN: 9780545106085Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Inc. - May 30th, 2017*A 2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST*
It's 1964, and Sunny's town is being invaded. Or at least that's what the adults of Greenwood, Mississippi, are saying. All Sunny knows is that people from up north are coming to help people register to vote. They're calling it Freedom Summer.